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Building an SME Credit Program: What are the must-haves? Lessons from the NBS Bank experience

June 19, 2017

Supported by FSD Africa, we uncovered the must-haves for any financial service provider looking to give women-owned SMEs with access to credit.

Seven quick read resources for effective microinsurance delivery

June 12, 2017

Select excerpts from our comprehensive publication on inclusive health microinsurance products offer an overview of our approach to design and delivery of insurance that works for women.

Keeping our Pulse on Women’s Needs: How Our Research Approach Points the Way to Eliminating the Financial Inclusion Gender Gap

June 5, 2017

Our new research approach looks at forces at work in women’s lives, allowing us to develop more impactful financial solutions. Take the case of India.

Uncovering Hidden Biases Through Data Helps Symphony Orchestras and Financial Institutions Perform Better

May 29, 2017

Women’s World Banking used data analysis to counter sales agents’ unconscious biases that were keeping women from accessing financial services.

A microloan helped Rathnamma transform from an employee to an entrepreneur

May 22, 2017

Giving low-income women like Rathnamma access to a business microloan allows her to work for herself and make a better life for her family.

How is Checking Your Balance Just Like Ordering a Burrito? Fast Food Menus Offer Lessons for Financial Institutions

May 15, 2017

Diamond Bank (Nigeria) added more options to the BETA Savings mobile app but clients weren’t using them. How user experience testing solved this mystery.

Address “Why” in Your Sales Training to Reach Low-Income Women with Microinsurance

May 1, 2017

Our microinsurance specialist shares best practices in sales training for microinsurance to ensure maximum outreach and uptake for low-income women.

Esther Ocloo and the founding of Women’s World Banking

April 24, 2017

Google Doodle made Women’s World Banking co-founder Esther Ocloo famous on April 18, 2017. What part did she play in our story?

Going Digital: A roundtable examines innovative and scalable financial services for women

April 17, 2017

A roundtable on how those in the business of financial inclusion can and should proceed to ensure women are part of the digital future.

Agency Banking is Bringing Financial Services to Low-Income Women

April 10, 2017

Agency banking is one of the most promising that can overcome women’s obstacles to financial access.


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